The Oilsands Banquet, which celebrates Community and Corporate Leadership in Wood Buffalo, was held this past week. Local companies from the region, including the Tuccaro Group, were in attendance. The gala celebrated the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Great Canadian Oil Sands Company and the 20th anniversary for CAREERS: The Next Generation, a trades program for youth in the Wood Buffalo region.
Speakers included Preston Manning, former Reform Party leader and Eric Newell, Former Syncrude CEO.
Inductees for the inaugural 2017 Builders of Wood Buffalo included Rita Marten, Dave Tuccaro, Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, Doug Golosky and Chief Jim Boucher.
Photo credit: Joey Podlubny